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Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange Server 2016.

Use the Get-EmailAddressPolicy cmdlet to return all of the attributes on a policy or set of policies.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

Get-EmailAddressPolicy [-Identity <EmailAddressPolicyIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-IncludeMailboxSettingOnlyPolicy <SwitchParameter>]

This example retrieves the attributes for Email Address Policy 1.

Get-EmailAddressPolicy -Identity "Email Address Policy 1"

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Email address policies" entry in the Email address and address book permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The DomainController parameter specifies the domain controller that's used by this cmdlet to read data from or write data to Active Directory. You identify the domain controller by its fully qualified domain name (FQDN). For example, dc01.contoso.com.




The Identity parameter specifies the GUID, distinguished name (DN), or email address policy name that represents a specific email address policy. You can also include the path using the format Path\EmailAddressPolicy.

You can omit the parameter label Identity so that only the GUID, DN, or email address policy name is supplied.




This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.




This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

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